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1

the visceral pleura is

the serous membrane that covers the lungs

2

in the anatomical position

palms of the hands face anteriorly

3

a researcher discovered a new hormone that raises blood calcium levels. According to the principles of negative feedback to maintain homeostasis, this hormone would be secreted when

blood calcium levels decrease

4

the thumb is ____ to the fifth digit (little finger)

lateral

5

a term that means toward the attached end of a limb is

proximal

6

the peritoneum is

the serous membrane that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities

7

a blood clot stimulating even more blood clotting is an example of

positive feedback

8

cations and anions that dissociate in water are sometimes called

electrolytes, because they can conduct an electrical current

9

ATP

serves as the energy currency of the cell

10

osmosis is the diffusion, net movement of substance is always from a region

of higher concentration to region of lower concentration

11

the four primary tissue types are

epithelial, connective, muscular, and nervous

12

what type of epithelial tissue is found lining the trachea

psuedostratified ciliated columnar epithelium

13

a cell that forms fibrous connective tissue would be called a

firboclasts

14

what is a characteristic that is NOT consistent with simple squamous epithelial tissue

has good blood supply within it

15

connective tissue in tendons is

dense regular collagenous tissue

16

what kind of cells break down bone

osteoclasts

17

a muscle that is not continuously controlled and has a banded appearance would be described as

non-striated involuntary

18

which statement describes the epidermis

contains numerous blood vessels

19

this layer is only found in thick skin

stratum lucidum

20

which of the following represents the correct order of the epidermis from the deepest to the most superficial

-stratum basale
-stratum spinousum
-stratum granulosum
-stratum lucidum
-stratum corneum

21

this is the main site of fat storage in the skin

hypodermis

22

the epidermal layer that is present in the nail bed and the nail matrix is the

stratum corneum

23

delicate unpigmented hairs that cover the fetus in early development are called

lanugo hairs

24

_____ is the scientific investigation of the processes or functions of living things

physiology

25

the nose is ____ to the lips

superficial

26

epithelial tissue is distinguished from connective, muscular, or nervous tissue by its ____

basement membrane

27

the layer of the epidermis that undergoes mitosis and forms new epidermal cells its the stratum ____

basale

28

ceruminous glands produce cerumen, which is commonly called

earwax

29

neck

cervical

30

armpit

axillary